March 31st, 2009

Chocolate Brownies

Ingredients:

200g dark chocolate
180 g butter
100g flour
4 eggs
200g sugar
1 tsp baking powder
pinch of salt
2 Tbsp chopped walnuts
strawberries, mint leaves and sugar powder to serve

Prep. time: 15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes

Serves: 6.

Pre-heat the oven to 180°C. Cover a baking tray with baking paper.

Melt chocolate and butter in microwave or au bain marie, stir well. In a medium bowl, whisk eggs with sugar until fluffy. Stir in the flour, salt and baking powder. Slowly pour in the chocolate mixture, stirring constantly until just combined. Stir in the walnuts. Pour the mixture on the baking tray and bake for 15-20 minutes. The brownies are ready when a wooden stick comes out clean. Take the brownies out of the oven and cut them in 6 pieces. Let them cool a little on the tray. Serve with strawberries and mint leaves sprinkled with sugar powder.

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